Community Calendar is a free service provided by WBRM to the non-profits to publicize their events and information.  Please submit your information to or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden St., Marion, NC 28752


Community Calendar

  • Mountain Gateway museum is open from 10 AM to 3 PM Tuesday through Saturday. The hours between 10 AM and noon each day are reserved for those who are elderly, pregnant, or otherwise at high risk of COVID, while the hours between noon and 3 PM are for the general public. Admission is free. 

  • In collaboration with Mountain Glory Quilters Guild, this year’s quilt show is displayed on the MACA gallery walls in lieu of hanging quilt-rack displays. Masks are required for your visit to MACA. They also provide hand sanitizer upon entry to limit surface contamination. Stop in and see these beautiful quilts Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12 to 5, or Tuesdays and Fridays from 12 to 6.

  • Last week the Foothills Food Hub served over 1,000 households with boxes of food. They can’t do this work without you - thank you for being a part of this hard but super important work. Shifts are in need of volunteers every day of the week, both at the Hub and at the distribution sites. Contact to see if there is a job that could work with your schedule. 

  • Celebrate Recovery features inspiring teaching and testimonies of God’s healing power by the CR family in recovery from a variety of hurts, habits and hang-ups. They meet every Tuesday evening at Mountain View Church, 2221 North Fork-Right Fork Road, Black Mountain. Worship and testimony starts at 7 PM, followed by a small group discussion at 8 PM. A free meal is offered every 4th Tuesday at 6PM. Contact Connie at 828-669-1981 with any questions. 

  • The Historic Carson House Museum will open to the public on Wednesday, April 7 2021. Hours are 10 AM through 4 PM Monday through Saturday, and 2 PM until 5 PM on Sunday. To schedule a tour, please call or email in advance. The Historic Carson House Museum can be reached at 828-724-4948 and for reservations. Safety precautions are in place, and masks are required for entry. 

  • The Historic Carson House Museum is sponsoring a Market Day on Wednesday April 14 from 11 AM until 4 PM. For information on vendor spaces, please contact the Carson House at 828-724-4948 or email Additional market days will be held the second Wednesday of each month. 

  • McDowell County Head Start and Early Head Start are currently taking applications for next school year for children ages 6 weeks through 4 years old. Call 652-3229 and leave your information, and a staff member will call you back to complete an application over the phone. You can also visit their website,, to complete an application online.

  • In the event that enough restrictions are lifted by the Governor and the NC Department of Health & Human Services, McDowell High School, in collaboration with McDowell Early College and McDowell Academy of Innovation, will host a traditional high school graduation ceremony. McDowell High School’s ceremony will take place Friday June 4. McDowell Academy of Innovation and McDowell Early College will take place Saturday June 5.